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UK: New Guidelines for Boards on Stakeholder Engagement

With the upcoming reform of the UK Corporate Governance Code being prepared by the Financial…

Why Board Members Should Be Aware of How Cybersecurity Is Impacting ESG

UK investors today take careful account of environmental, social and governance factors, and they are…

Corporate Governance Code Applied to UK Law Firms?

Professional firms in the UK, such as law firms and consultancies, are usually organised as…

Ireland: Directors Must Manage Brexit Risk

Both the economies and the legal systems of Ireland and the UK have been closely…

Brexit: Board Members and A New View of Executive Pay

Political will for change There is deep concern in the UK Government that Brexit will…

Brexit: UK Government Corporate Governance Reforms

The Brexit referendum has led the UK Government to reform corporate governance, in an effort…

Board of Directors’ Liability for Automotive Cybersecurity

Directors at UK manufacturers or vendors of connected cars are now liable for accidents they…

Advisory Boards: How They Boost SME Growth

SMEs have the opportunity to make more rapid progress with the help of an Advisory…

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal: Transparency, Compliance and International Aftermath

The VW “Dieselgate” scandal broke on 3 September 2015, when the company communicated to the…

Cyberattacks on UK Businesses: What Have Been the Results of WannaCry?

What Should Boards Do to Prevent Future Attacks? Countries Suffering the Worst…